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Feb 3, 2013 10:00am PST
their cases: mark sekelly, husband of former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords, and wayne lapierre, head of the national rifle association, kelly and laperriere, only on fox news sunday and senate republicans go after one of their former colleagues who wants to be defense secretary. >> we write, that is a direct question, i expect a direct answer, yes or no. >> chris: we'll ask the panel if chuck hagel's nomination is in trouble and our power player of the week, a cheerleader for poetry, all right now on fox news sunday. >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. president obama travels to minneapolis tomorrow to con his push for new gun control. and saturday the white house released this picture of the president skeet shooting at camp david which he says he does all the time. meanwhile, the national rifle association is fighting any new limits on guns. the first big legislative battle this year and today we will cover it in-depth. we'll talk with wayne lapierre, head of the nra in a moment. but, first, mark kelly, retired astronaut, navy captain and husband of former cong
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am EST
the government doesn't enforce them. >> yes, i agree with wayne lapierre onhat point. there are gun laws on the books that are not enforced, specifically with regards to background checks. there were 1.7 million people that failed the criminal background check since 1999. and, not enough of them are prosecuted. they should be prosecuted and there should be stiff penalties but at the same time, we can't give those people a second option as to where to go get a gun. and, right now, that is the gun show or the private seller. if we were to close those loopholes, it would be much more difficult for criminals and the mentally ill to get a gun. you know, gabby and i know it will be a hard problem to solve. i mean, she was somebody in congress who worked with republicans and worked across the aisle and that is what we need to do here today. you know, these are difficult problems. but, in the united states of america, we solve difficult problems. i mean, we sent men to the moon and built the international space station and cured diseases and we can fix this. >> chris: the basic question, th
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Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
round number 13. >>chris: as you know, wayne lapierre will be on the next segment and he says we had an assault weapons ban for 10 years. it didn't work. >>guest: well, i don't know if it worked or not. i haven't looked at all the statistics. common sense tells me that if it is much more difficult for criminals and the mentally ill to get assault weapons and lie-capacity magazines and guns in general, we will save lives. i served in the military for 25 years. i know the value of having an assault weapon. a gun that can kill many people, many quickly. i do not believe the average person on the shoot including criminals and terrorists should have easy access to those weapons. in cases of mass shootings when an assault weapon has been used we know we typically twice the number are shot so more people are died than injureed. there are already 9,000 federal laws on the books but they are not enforced. >> i agree with mr. lapierre on that point laws that are not enforced. 1.7 million have failed background checks since 1999 and not enough are prosecuted. they should be prosecuted and there sh
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